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Covers the campus like the magnolias
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

A photo of Will Zalatoris

Zalatoris to miss out on Tour Championship

Ian Steffensen , Sports Editor August 24, 2022

While the landscape of golf has been quite contentious recently with the heated LIV Golf-PGA Tour Battle, the postseason finale of the FedEx Cup promises to be memorable as the best players will compete...

The Wake Forest womens golf team poses with the ACC Championship trophy.

Women’s golf claims ACC crown

Ian Steffensen , Staff Writer April 19, 2022

In the final round of the 2022 ACC Women’s Golf Championship, the top-seeded Wake Forest women’s golf team faced off against No. 2 Florida State. Despite being down early, the Demon Deacons found their...

After finishing in second place behind champion Hideki Matsuyama in 2021, Will Zalatoris finished in sixth place of the 2022 Masters.

Demon Deacons compete at the Masters

Ian Steffensen , Staff Writer April 12, 2022

Hello friends, the 86th edition of the Masters was truly a tradition unlike any other. Augusta National welcomed back its patrons, as the atmosphere and roar of the crowd returned to those hallowed grounds.  In...

Michael Brennan shot five-under to
capture the Genesis Collegiate crown.

Brennan wins Genesis Collegiate

Nick Hayman, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

Last Monday, sophomore Michael Brennan won the Genesis Invitational Collegiate Showcase at Riviera Country Club.  The Leesburg, VA native shot an impressive 66 (-5) to capture the title and earn a spot...

Mens golf got off to a poor start on day one, but the team bounced back.

Men’s golf places fifth in invitational

Nick Hayman, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

Early last week, the Wake Forest men’s golf team traveled to Westlake Village, CA for the first tournament of the Spring season: The Southwestern Invitational. Hosted by Pepperdine at North Ranch Country...

USA wins Ryder Cup in dominant fashion

USA wins Ryder Cup in dominant fashion

Nick Hayman, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

Over the weekend, the U.S. won the 2021 edition of the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in what is now being called the “Slaughter by the Water”. Of the 28 points up for grabs, the American team finished...

Cantlay  takes home  FedEx Cup amidst new rules

Cantlay takes home FedEx Cup amidst new rules

Justin Defina, Contributing Writer September 9, 2021

This week, the 2021 PGA Tour season reached its zenith with Patrick Cantlay winning his first FedEx Cup title and bringing home the whopping $15 million prize. Cantlay, who was widely regarded as a household...

Long Beach, Ca. native Patrick Cantlay played his fourth PGA Tour event at Caves Valley Golf Club, this time lands on top with a score of 27-under.

Cantlay takes home trophy at BMW Open

Connor McNeely, Opinion Editor September 2, 2021

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, Patrick Cantlay was the last man standing after an intense, sudden-death duel with rival Bryson Dechambeau. As the last day of the competition approached, Cantlay and DeChambeau...

Jon Rahm embraces Finau after his win in the playoff against Cameron Smith. With the third place finish, Rahm moves to second in the rankings.

Tony Finau wins in first event of FedEx Cup Playoffs

Nick Hayman, Staff Writer August 26, 2021

On Monday, Tony Finau did something in Jersey City, NY that he had not done in 1,975 days — he won a golf tournament. Since turning pro in 2007, Tony Finau has become popular for his powerful swing and...

Zalatoris, a former Demon Deacon, walks off the 4th tee during The third round of the Masters in Augusta, Georgia on April 10.

Will Zalatoris: A story of true grit

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 15, 2021

In this year's Masters Tournament, Hideki Matsuyama pulled out the win and pulled on the green jacket. Still, many eyes at Wake Forest and beyond were trained on a wiry, blonde-haired golfer likened to...

Woods watches his shot at the PGA Championship at TPC Harding in 2020. He will likely be unable to compete in the 2021 edition of the tournament.

Tiger Woods injured in car accident

Nick Hayman, Contributing Writer March 8, 2021

On Tuesday, Feb 23, Tiger Woods was involved in a one-car accident in Los Angeles while on his way to a video shoot with Golf Digest at Rolling Hills Country Club. At 7:12 a.m. PST, Woods’ 2021 Genesis...

The Wake Forest Women’s Golf Team, headlined by Rachel Kuehn, takes home the Palmetto Intercollegiate team title on Feb. 22 by a margin of 28 strokes.

Women’s golf wins first tournament of the year

Bry Richards, Contributing Writer March 4, 2021

Due to COVID-19 and ACC regulations, the discontinued fall 2020 season proved to be no problem for the Wake Forest women’s golf team, who was on fire during the Palmetto Intercollegiate. Despite playing...

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